For BATA connections to public transit in adjacent northern Michigan counties, please contact the appropriate transit authority:



  • Kalkaska (KPTA): By appointment M-F trips to Turtle Creek, Acme Meijer, and Woodland Creek/BATA Bayline.





           1(231)-723-6525 Ext. 1


  • Munson Home Health Transit Van Program: Scheduled and medically supported rides 7 days a week. (Update, this service ended on Dec. 31, 2022.  Visit BATA's Link to learn how BATA can help get you to your medical appointments.)  








  • Connect to AMTRAK trains: (Indian Trails will connect riders from Hall Street in Traverse City to Amtrak trains in Kalamazoo.  Amtrak's website or phone operators can schedule your complete trip connecting to the Wolverine or Blue Water trains to Chicago, Detroit, East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Flint, Port Huron, and more)

    1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)









Indian Trails Bus:

Indian Trails has transportation options to multiple stops in lower and upper Michigan and throughout the country.  BATA’s Hall Street Transfer Station is a stop location and authorized ticket retailer for Indian Trails. Call Indian Trails directly at 1-800-292-3831 to purchase tickets or to get more information. BATA's Hall Street Transfer Station can sell and print Indian Trails tickets during its operating hours (currenly M-F 7am-6pm), but the ticket counter, lobby, or restrooms are not open when the northbound Indian Trails bus arrives at 7:05pm or the weekend southbound buses arrive at 10:30am.


Indian Trails currently arrives at Hall Street Transfer Station each morning at 10:30 AM headed south towards Chicago and arrives at Hall Street Transfer Station each evening at 7:05 PM headed north towards St. Ignace, please refer to their web site for the latest schedule updates or download their app to see where your bus is.  Updated 8/23/22.